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Avocado Oil Could Have Anti-Aging, Disease-Fighting Capabilities
2012-04-23 04:21:19

Researchers at a Mexican university have discovered that avocado oil may possess the same kind of anti-aging properties as olive oil, and could potentially be used to help battle cancer or heart disease, the UK Press Association (UKPA) reported on Sunday. The study, which was headed up by Christian Cortés-Rojo of Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo in Morelia, Michoacán, México, and presented at the annual meeting of the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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